Goodbye, Google Glass

Goodbye, Google Glass

Recently, Google publicly announced that they were ceasing production of Google Glass. This product was widely announced by Google, with great fanfare and ...

Lubuto Library Partners: Serving Vulnerable Children in Africa

Lubuto Library Partners: Serving Vulnerable Children in Africa

"The world is a global village." This famous Marshall McLuhan adage is more relevant today than ever before. It is particularly apt  in ...

The Knight News Challenge: Check Out 41 Semi-Finalist Projects

The Knight News Challenge: Check Out 41 Semi-Finalist Projects

How might we leverage libraries as a platform to build more knowledgeable communities? This is the question, focused on libraries and community engagement, ...

Digital Pet Therapy: The ‘Photo Doggies for Anthony’ Story

Digital Pet Therapy: The 'Photo Doggies for Anthony' Story

We hear all day that millennials are glued to their phones; always posting on Instagram, sending pictures on Snapchat, and scrolling through ...

Beginning 2015 Thankful for Technology

Beginning 2015 Thankful for Technology

As happy as I am to be back starting a new round of iSchool classes, I’m already missing the days I spent ...

Goodbye, Google Glass

Goodbye, Google Glass

Posted by Jeffrey M. Stanton on Jan 20, 20151
Lubuto Library Partners: Serving Vulnerable Children in Africa

Lubuto Library Partners: Serving Vulnerable

Posted by Elaine Lasda Bergman on Jan 19, 20152
The Knight News Challenge: Check Out 41 Semi-Finalist Projects

The Knight News Challenge: Check

Posted by Kelsey George on Jan 15, 20153
Digital Pet Therapy: The ‘Photo Doggies for Anthony’ Story

Digital Pet Therapy: The 'Photo

Posted by Lindsey Silverman on Jan 14, 20154
Beginning 2015 Thankful for Technology

Beginning 2015 Thankful for Technology

Posted by Megan Minier on Jan 12, 20155
| January 22, 2015

5 Reasons for You to Develop for Google Glass

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With the Google Glass explorer program now shut down, the future of Glass as a consumer product is bleak. However, all is not lost – the Glass team at Google has now moved out of the experimental ‘X’ division and formed their own division, cementing their spot in Google’s long-term goals. They are working on → Read More

| January 20, 2015

Goodbye, Google Glass

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Recently, Google publicly announced that they were ceasing production of Google Glass. This product was widely announced by Google, with great fanfare and a splashy publicity event (including skydivers!), in June of 2012. Google never offered the product – a small head-worn device with a camera and display – on a widely available retail basis. → Read More

| January 19, 2015

Lubuto Library Partners: Serving Vulnerable Children in Africa

Lubuto Library Partners Mumuni Library Opening

“The world is a global village.” This famous Marshall McLuhan adage is more relevant today than ever before. It is particularly apt  in the library world, because librarians are socially conscious contributors to the global village in many ways. A recent post here told about iSchool students making a difference in the education of young girls → Read More

| January 16, 2015

Startup Roundup: Easier Fitness Online With MyTennisLessons

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Like most optimistic individuals, you want to start off the new year with a somewhat promising resolution — to become more active. Overly confident, you narrow down your options and quickly realize you can only go to the gym to become more active. But then you realize, instead of buying expensive gym memberships, why not → Read More

| January 15, 2015

The Knight News Challenge: Check Out 41 Semi-Finalist Projects

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How might we leverage libraries as a platform to build more knowledgeable communities? This is the question, focused on libraries and community engagement, that prompted the Knight News Challenge in 2014. The challenge is hosted by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation (@knightfdn). The Foundation is a non-profit organization whose mission is to → Read More

| January 14, 2015

Digital Pet Therapy: The ‘Photo Doggies for Anthony’ Story

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We hear all day that millennials are glued to their phones; always posting on Instagram, sending pictures on Snapchat, and scrolling through Facebook. Perceptions such as this one, normally accompanied by an eye roll, have garnered Web2.0 quite the negative reputation. Yet, every now and then, a refreshing story reminds us that social media can be used → Read More

| January 13, 2015

Data Roundup: Great Podcasts for Data Geeks

Data Roundup Podcasts

I’m able to walk from my house to Syracuse University’s campus each day – where I both work and am a student in the Information Management program at the School of Information Studies. It is about a mile-long walk, which means I have about 20 minutes each way where I generally listen to podcasts. Recently, → Read More

| January 12, 2015

Beginning 2015 Thankful for Technology

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As happy as I am to be back starting a new round of iSchool classes, I’m already missing the days I spent over winter break relaxing and reflecting upon a variety of things. Many of my thoughts revolved around the power of technology that most of us have come to know as everyday or ordinary. → Read More

| January 11, 2015

Technology’s Presence in Agriculture Continues to Grow in 2015

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It’s a new year and the start of the post-holiday news cycle, and I’ll be honest, I may still be slow and groggy from all that rich holiday food. Interestingly enough, food seems to be at the top of a couple of news feeds this weekend – not necessarily about better recipes, but instead, about → Read More

| January 7, 2015

Northeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Comes to the iSchool

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The Northeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (NECCDC) is an exciting opportunity for student teams to hone cyber defense skills in a real-world scenario. In 2014, the national winning team was invited to visit with Vice President Joe Biden at the White House. In a nutshell, the competition gives student teams the opportunity to assume responsibility → Read More